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Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) The Canadian dollar was weaker Thursday morning, as disappointing domestic economic data weighed on the currency. At 8:51 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7505 or C$1.3324 which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7553 or C$1.3240. Canadian manufacturing sales declined for […] Read more

Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was weaker Thursday morning, as disappointing domestic economic data weighed on the currency. At 8:51 CST Thursday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7505 or C$1.3324 which compares with Wednesday’s North American close of US$0.7553 or C$1.3240. Canadian manufacturing sales declined […] Read more


Global Markets: U.S. may extend Chinese tariff deadline

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 14 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Airbus will stop production of the world’s largest passenger airplane in 2021. The A380 superjumbo jet has seen a reduction in orders, with air-carrier Emirates recently cutting an outstanding […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: C$ Firms

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly firmer on Wednesday, as gains in crude oil underpinned the energy-linked currency. The Canadian dollar closed at US$0.7553 or US$1=C$1.3240, which compares with Tuesday’s close of US$0.7548, or US$1=C$1.3248. Optimism over improving trade relations between the United States and […] Read more


Canadian dollar and business outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 13 (CNS Canada) The Canadian dollar was holding steady Wednesday morning as competing influences pulled at the currency. At 9:01 CST Wednesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7554 or C$1.3149 which compares with Tuesday’s North American close of US$0.7548 or C$1.3248. Gains in crude oil were supportive […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: C$ strengthens with crude oil

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 12 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was stronger on Tuesday, as gains in crude oil underpinned the energy-linked currency. The Canadian dollar closed at US$0.7548 or US$1=C$1.3248, which compares with Monday’s close of US$0.7522, or US$1=C$1.3294. Crude oil values rose on news that Saudi Arabia was planning […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Loonie finds strength in crude oil

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 12 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is up Tuesday morning as the global supply of oil is tightening up. At 8:41 CST Tuesday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7540 or C$1.3258, which compares with Monday’s North American close of US$0.7522 or C$1.3294. The TSX/S&P Composite Index […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: C$ weakens as USD strengthens

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 11 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly weaker on Monday, with broad-based strength in the United States dollar internationally behind some of the relative weakness. The Canadian dollar closed at US$0.7522 or US$1=C$1.3294, which compares with Friday’s close of US$0.7536, or US$1=C$1.3270. The U.S. dollar strengthened […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Oil price differential affecting loonie

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 11 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar is down Monday morning as the price differential between Western Canadian Select (WCS) crude oil and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil has become rather narrow. At 8:55 CST Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7523 or C$1.3291, which compares […] Read more

Canadian Financial Close: Loonie regains some strength

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, Feb. 8 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was up at market close on Friday, with a report of good job growth in January and increases in crude oil prices. The dollar finished Friday at US$0.7536 or US$1=C$1.3270, which compares with Thursday’s close of US$0.7527 or C$1.3285. On Friday, […] Read more